exemplary damages


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exemplary damages

pl n
(Law) law damages awarded to a plaintiff above the value of actual loss sustained so that they serve also as a punishment to the defendant and a deterrent to others
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.exemplary damages - (law) compensation in excess of actual damages (a form of punishment awarded in cases of malicious or willful misconduct)
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
amends, damages, indemnification, redress, restitution, indemnity - a sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury
double damages - twice the amount that a court would normally find the injured party entitled to
treble damages - three times the amount that a court would normally find the injured party entitled to
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exemplary damages

pl (Jur) über den verursachten Schaden hinausgehende Entschädigung, → Bußgeld nt
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They are also seeking damages for alleged breach of contract, unlawful interference with their economic interests, as well as punitive and exemplary damages.
Although the Crown withdrew its charges against Noah Njegovan in 2014, the diocese subsequently launched a $350,000 civil lawsuit against him, claiming damages of $250,000 for fraud, breach of trust, breach of contract and fraudulent misrepresentation, and $100,000 for punitive and exemplary damages.
A former employee sued Coursetrends arguing he was owed hundreds of thousands of dollars in unpaid bonuses, alleging fraud, breach of contract and seeking exemplary damages.
The actor's lawyers are demanding PS31million in damages for loss of likeness, PS31million for improper appropriation of a confidential idea, PS31million in exemplary damages and PS62million for improper interference.
Ford (Counter-Defendants) and other parties to be named later, seeking the return of its intellectual property, declaratory and equitable relief jointly and severally against the named counter-defendants, and damages, including punitive and exemplary damages.
According to Ryan, they are seeking compensatory, statutory, punitive and exemplary damages.
He said leading lawyers had questioned the legality of the "carrot and stick" system, where newspapers who sign up to a regulator recognised under the royal charter system will be spared the threat of exemplary damages, claiming it could breach human rights laws.
Lord Grade said he had sought advice on the legality of the exemplary damages provision from Lord Pannick QC.
In addition to the 500,000 dollars, the first family of reality television also asked for profits, statutory damages, punitive and exemplary damages, as they claim that Ellen Kardashian had licensed their belongings to Bauer Publishing, which subsequently published the material in their magazines 'In Touch and Life and Style', Radar Online reported.
In a 14-page decision penned by Associate Justice Elihu Ybanez and concurred by Associate Justices Japar Dimmpao and Victoria Isabel Paredes, the CA's Fourteenth Division awarded the amount of more than 250,000 pesos to lawyer Manuel Camacho as actual, moral and exemplary damages.
Newspapers are invited to join this "voluntary" arrangement - with exemplary damages possible if they don't, though one would expect the courts, if not here then certainly in Europe, to throw this out.
With the leadership of the three main parties signed up to the plan, the exemplary damages provision was last night comfortably passed by 530 votes to 13, majority 517.